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December 2013: FHFA’s Top 10 HARP Refinance States

By on March 3, 2014 in Market Updates
December 2013: FHFA’s Top 10 HARP Refinance States

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its most recent HARP Refinance Activity report for December 2013. Ending the year of 2013, Florida had the highest HARP Refinance volume along with the most underwater borrowers with LTV’s greater than 125 percent. Underwater homeowners nationwide have been able to reap the benefits of the unique refinance […]

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RealtyTrac – Foreclosure Report: January 2014

By on February 17, 2014 in Market Updates
RealtyTrac – Foreclosure Report: January 2014

There was a spike in foreclosure numbers interpreted in the most recent report released by RealtyTrac (the nation’s leading source of comprehensive housing data). The U.S. saw an 8 percent increase in January and double digit increases in several states. There were a total of 124,419 reported U.S. properties, one in every 1,058 housing units […]

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FHFA Report – November 2013: Top 10 HARP Refinance States

By on February 11, 2014 in Market Updates
FHFA Report – November 2013: Top 10 HARP Refinance States

According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the most recent report put out in HARP Refinance activities for November 2013. HARP refinances have continued to decrease as mortgage rates are at a range of four to four and a half percent since June 2013. The average interest rate in a 30 year fixed […]

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December 2013 RealtyTrac Report: Top 5 Foreclosure States

By on January 28, 2014 in Market Updates
December 2013 RealtyTrac Report: Top 5 Foreclosure States

RealtyTrac (the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties) recently released their most recent data report for the top five states with the most foreclosures as of December 2013. There was quite a bit of shifting of states since the last report in November, this time adding Utah and Nevada to the list and leaving South […]

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Foreclosure Report: RealtyTrac – Top 5 States November 2013

By on January 10, 2014 in Market Updates
Foreclosure Report: RealtyTrac – Top 5 States November 2013

A most recent foreclosure analysis report released by RealtyTrac (the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties) for the month of November 2013 showed the number of foreclosure filings in the U.S. was 15% lower than the month of October and 37% lower than November 2012 indicating improvement in foreclosure numbers. According to RealtyTrac, there are […]

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Negative Equity Report: CoreLogic – Top 10 States

By on January 9, 2014 in Market Updates
Negative Equity Report: CoreLogic – Top 10 States

CoreLogic’s negative equity analysis report in the third quarter of 2013 insists that if we are able to see an increase of an additional five percent in home prices, approximately 1.2 homes would be able to regain positive equity. The third quarter also showed the top 10 states currently struggling with negative equity. Nevada led […]

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Top 10 HARP Refinance States: FHFA 2013 Quarter Three Report

By on January 8, 2014 in Market Updates
Top 10 HARP Refinance States: FHFA 2013 Quarter Three Report

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its 2013 refinance report update for the third quarter stating that the volume of HARP Refinances have decreased since the last report. While there is a low in refinances for HARP, mortgage rates is on the rise. However, there are 10 states in particular with the most HARP […]

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Top Five Foreclosure States – Market Report October 2013

By on December 3, 2013 in Market Updates
Top Five Foreclosure States – Market Report October 2013

RealtyTrac, the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data recently released its October 2013 U.S. Residential and Foreclosure Sales Report including the nation’s top five states with highest foreclosure numbers. Despite the nationwide increase of 2% from the previous month, foreclosure numbers continued to skyrocket for these particular five states: 1) Florida – 1 in […]

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Top 10 States For HARP Refinances In August 2013

By on December 2, 2013 in Market Updates
Top 10 States For HARP Refinances In August 2013

According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) most recent collected data analysis, The HARP Refinance Program has certainly hit home for many homeowners who were struggling with their high monthly mortgage payments, owing more than their home’s value. In August 2013, 68,340 refinances were completed through HARP, bringing the total refinances through HARP from […]

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HARP Refinance Report – August 2013

By on November 15, 2013 in Market Updates
HARP Refinance Report – August 2013

Highlights from the most recent HARP Refinance Report provided by the FHFA shows that refinance volume continued to decrease in August after the mortgage rates began to rise in July from the low 3% range to mid 4% for a 30 year fixed rate. However, 68,340 HARP refinances were completed in August, bringing the total […]

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